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CircleID
Preventing 'Techlash' in 2018: Regulatory Threatsattempted a coup that failed after two days. During those two days, citizen jou
CircleID / Posted an hour ago
attempted a coup that failed after two days. During those two days, citizen journalists and activists used Usenet newsgroups to carry traffic into, out of and within Russia (70 cities). News spread and protests were organized in Russia. In the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. to Join South Africa in Bringing War Criminals to JusticeThe sensational year-end arrest and bail hearing in Cape Town of convicted inte
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The sensational year-end arrest and bail hearing in Cape Town of convicted international arms trader Guus Kouwenhoven has brought the terrible decades-long Liberian civil war back into focus in SA. During his absence from Holland, millionaire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Crisis Stirs Deadly Violence Across Nationas the Kamuina Nsapu and fighting quickly spread throughout a region roughly th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
as the Kamuina Nsapu and fighting quickly spread throughout a region roughly the size of the UK. Refugees in Angola told International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), which released a report on the violence today, that members of the militia... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Issue 22respect for Georgia’s territorial integrity, and another one saying that hostin
Civil Georgia / Posted 7 hours ago
respect for Georgia’s territorial integrity, and another one saying that hosting Bibilov damaged the Republika Srpska’s international reputation. Russia’s Network – Bibilov visits Ukrainian frontline: Before going to see Dodik, Bibilov went to... Read more
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ABC News
One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promisesbillion in grants and subsidies to local governments and serves as a benchmark
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
billion in grants and subsidies to local governments and serves as a benchmark for businesses, governments and researchers. Lawsuits and public disputes over a national census could drain public trust in a core government function. Central... Read more
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News.com.au
America’s new ‘Army of Terror’views YPG as indistinguishable from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which op
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
views YPG as indistinguishable from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which operates in Turkey and it regards as a terror group. An official source in Syria’s foreign ministry released a statement denouncing America’s plan. “Syria strongly... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
America’s new ‘Army of Terror’views YPG as indistinguishable from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which op
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 hours ago
views YPG as indistinguishable from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which operates in Turkey and it regards as a terror group. An official source in Syria’s foreign ministry released a statement denouncing America’s plan. “Syria strongly... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NOTABLE AND QUOTABLE Remarks focus on legal issues —and gratitude— off-duty, they say; on-duty, the city says. “The employees had a right to en
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 hours ago
— off-duty, they say; on-duty, the city says. “The employees had a right to engage in these activities under the Taylor Law, and have done so for many years without issue,” said attorney Nolan Lafler. City firerighters also were the recipients... Read more
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Aliran Online
Rohingya in transit long for a life of dignitycommunity in Myanmar, Mahfooz insisted that it was wrong to label – as often as
Aliran Online / Posted 15 hours ago
community in Myanmar, Mahfooz insisted that it was wrong to label – as often asserted by researchers, the media and certain international bodies – members of the community as “stateless”. “We had everything in life: house, job, educational... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf courseWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump’s first stop Monday was Trump In
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 hours ago
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump’s first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader’s family has... Read more
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FOX News
The once and future Kingof a national spirit bent and broken by the shame of slavery and legal segregat
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
of a national spirit bent and broken by the shame of slavery and legal segregation. But his achievement was in changing the laws of the United States. Americans are talking about race and racism with the frequency and intensity not much seen since... Read more
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FOX News
The once and future Kingof a national spirit bent and broken by the shame of slavery and legal segregat
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
of a national spirit bent and broken by the shame of slavery and legal segregation. But his achievement was in changing the laws of the United States. Americans are talking about race and racism with the frequency and intensity not much seen since... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf coursePresident Donald Trump's first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
President Donald Trump's first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader's family has urged as the best way to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf coursePresident Donald Trump's first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
President Donald Trump's first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader's family has urged as the best way to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Special Report: US, Korea investments falter in 2017 as China, Japan riseworried, thus resulting in a big drop in their investment pledges. “We strongl
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
worried, thus resulting in a big drop in their investment pledges. “We strongly believe in the importance of the rule of law, due process and respect of human rights in all countries, including the Philippines. Security is the issue investors are... Read more
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Minda News
PERSONAL ESSAY: New Year’s Reflection: My Farewell amid Stalking Dangers in Year 2018gut-feel points to the dangers stalking me for the year 2018. Under Duterte’s d
Minda News / Posted yesterday
gut-feel points to the dangers stalking me for the year 2018. Under Duterte’s deadly regime, all the dangers that a human mind can perceive are not situated just within the domain of fiction stories or mere product of fearful tantrums. For... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Fails to Keep His Promise On Human RightsJoseph Onyekwere (Head of Judiciary Desk) President Muhammad Buhari anti-corru
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Joseph Onyekwere (Head of Judiciary Desk) President Muhammad Buhari anti-corruption record appears to be rising, but his human rights record is sinking. And his presidency is beginning to appear more like the military dictatorship he denounced on... Read more
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Ekklesia
'EU Withdrawal Bill will not protect UK rights': open letterA group of more than 20 organisations and human rights legal experts has signed
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
A group of more than 20 organisations and human rights legal experts has signed an open letter on the importance of the Charter of Fundamental Rights ahead of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill returning to Parliament this week. The letter was published in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian Bahais fear for relatives in Yemen after detainee sentenced to deathhas said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
has said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with reports from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Although accurate statistics are not available, it is believed that only a few thousand Bahais live in... Read more
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The Hindu
Saru Jayaraman on sisterhood and successin southern California, in San Diego and Los Angeles. “I then ended up going ba
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
in southern California, in San Diego and Los Angeles. “I then ended up going back East to Yale and Harvard for graduate and law degrees,” she says. It’s not overnight fame for the Indian American attorney, author and activist. For a decade and... Read more
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The Age
Australian Bahais fear for relatives in Yemen after detainee sentenced to deathhas said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with
The Age / Posted yesterday
has said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with reports from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Although accurate statistics are not available, it is believed that only a few thousand Bahais live in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Bahais fear for relatives in Yemen after detainee sentenced to deathhas said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
has said. This claim has been backed up by sources inside Yemen, combined with reports from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Although accurate statistics are not available, it is believed that only a few thousand Bahais live in... Read more
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CircleID
Using Gerrymandering Technology to Fight Gerrymanderingglobal Internet users' access to the public WHOIS database? For nearly the past
CircleID / Posted yesterday
global Internet users' access to the public WHOIS database? For nearly the past 20 years, Internet users, businesses, law enforcement and consumer protection agencies have relied on WHOIS as a necessary resource. more There are relatively few... Read more
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Breitbart
Delingpole: Trump – Making the World Great Again, One Shithole at a Timerather, so effective as politician and a world leader – is that vulgarity which
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
rather, so effective as politician and a world leader – is that vulgarity which we’re all supposed to pretend is his fatal flaw. No it’s not. It’s his secret weapon. Take Iran, possibly the single most important geopolitical story in the world... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Putin Russian home after G20 summitShinzo Abe urged “freedom of navigation and overflight, and the peaceful resolu
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Shinzo Abe urged “freedom of navigation and overflight, and the peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in accordance with international law”. “The leaders expressed their firm commitment to deepen the already strong security and defence... Read more
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DW
Chechnya: Concern about arrested human rights activist | News and current affairs from around the continent |a substance that "smelled specifically of marijuana," according to the police.
DW / Posted 2 days ago
a substance that "smelled specifically of marijuana," according to the police. Sixty-year-old Titiyev, who is the head of human rights organization Memorial's Chechnya office, was immediately arrested and remains in jail. Concerns in Russia and... Read more
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DW
Poland: Pro-choice activists protest proposed abortion restrictions |on Saturday, carrying signs with slogans that said "Shame!" and "Women will die
DW / Posted 2 days ago
on Saturday, carrying signs with slogans that said "Shame!" and "Women will die without abortions." "The women whose rights and freedoms are being violated today have been left to face this problem alone," said Anna Karaszewska from the Let's... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte: Rich and poor are equal targets in war on drugsnot spare the poor from his anti-illegal drugs campaign because that would be a
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
not spare the poor from his anti-illegal drugs campaign because that would be a form of selective justice and against the law. Thousands of people, most of them in impoverished communities, have been killed since Mr. Duterte launched his war on... Read more
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CircleID
A Tipping Point for the Internet: 10 Predictions for 2018policy gaps The first sign of a crisis in multilateralism in digital policy wa
CircleID / Posted 2 days ago
policy gaps The first sign of a crisis in multilateralism in digital policy was the failure of the 5th UN Group of Governmental Experts (UN GGE) to reach consensus on a final report. Towards the end of 2017, the World Trade... Read more
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The Hindu
Pay gap, the spectre that haunts BBCswiftly after its China Editor Carrie Gracie resigned, accusing the public sect
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
swiftly after its China Editor Carrie Gracie resigned, accusing the public sector broadcaster of “breaking equality law” and “resisting pressure for a fair and transparent pay structure”. Her decision came after she challenged the 50% pay... Read more
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Minda News
NPA admits holding captive deputy police chief of Pres. Roxas townprovided with all his basic needs, in accordance with the NPA’s Rules of Discip
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
provided with all his basic needs, in accordance with the NPA’s Rules of Discipline; Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and the International Humanitarian Law (CARHIHL); and international war protocols. Cui’s mother, Felomina had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump denies vulgarityimmigration: Data visualization of selectedimmigration statistics, U.S. border
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
immigration: Data visualization of selectedimmigration statistics, U.S. border map] In the Oval Office meeting with lawmakers Thursday, Trump asked why the U.S. accepts immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti, El Salvador and... Read more
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Ekklesia
No justice for abuses before ceasefire in Mozambique, says Human Rights Watchfor serious abuses by both state security forces and the opposition Renamo in t
Ekklesia / Posted 3 days ago
for serious abuses by both state security forces and the opposition Renamo in the year prior to a December 2016 ceasefire, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on 12 January 2017. The 65-page report,'The Next One to Die': State Security... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hungary retrial highlights 'vilification of refugees'as Ahmed H, was give a 10-year prison sentence in November 2016 after a convict
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
as Ahmed H, was give a 10-year prison sentence in November 2016 after a conviction based on Hungary's anti-terrorism law - which Amnesty International calls "vague" - for throwing stones at Hungarian police, using a megaphone to speak to the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Open source model, drugs for the massesNearly one person dies of tubercolosis every two minutes in India, said Profess
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Nearly one person dies of tubercolosis every two minutes in India, said Professor Jaykumar Menon, the award-winning international human rights lawyer and social entrepreneur. Professor Jaykumar began the Open Source Pharma Foundation, which... Read more
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CircleID
China Sends a Wake-Up Call to All Multinationals - Are You Awake?global Internet users' access to the public WHOIS database? For nearly the past
CircleID / Posted 3 days ago
global Internet users' access to the public WHOIS database? For nearly the past 20 years, Internet users, businesses, law enforcement and consumer protection agencies have relied on WHOIS as a necessary resource. more After its initial launch... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boris Johnson blames Corbyn and Khan for Trump's trip axedon terrorism. UK-US relations took a battering when Donald trump retweeted ant
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
on terrorism. UK-US relations took a battering when Donald trump retweeted anti-Muslim propaganda put out by far right group Britain First. Theresa May criticised the President saying he was 'wrong' to share the video. Mr Trump hit back on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
With Trump in power, emboldened Israelis try redrawing Jerusalem's boundariesthinks it may just happen. His settlement is around four miles east of Jerusal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
thinks it may just happen. His settlement is around four miles east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Most of the international community considers its construction to be illegal, built on land captured during the 1967 war. Still, it has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Martial law extension has 'legal, factual basis'MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is confident about the constitutionality of th
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is confident about the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao as it believes that the declaration has enough factual and legal basis. In a press briefing in Bukidnon, presidential... Read more
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Aliran Online
Winners of the New Economic Policyoverseas were made possible by the fellowship granted by the university at whic
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
overseas were made possible by the fellowship granted by the university at which he is presently employed. Similarly, lawyer-activist Fadiah Nadwa Fikri got a PSD scholarship for her LLB degree at the International Islamic University of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. to step up pressure on Iran, its allyIran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanct
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Iran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanctions targeting Iran for ballistic missile, human-rights and cyber violations. Those moves are intended to increase pressure without abrogating the nuclear accord that... Read more
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Minda News
‘Indigenous peoples must assert right to self-determination’to beliefs, knowledge, power and ideologies imposed by outsiders. But he noted
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
to beliefs, knowledge, power and ideologies imposed by outsiders. But he noted that IPs lack due to attempts by various groups and individuals to divide them through programs, projects and other means. He said the government and other sectors... Read more
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The Chronicle
At 97 years old, final surviving Nuremberg prosecutor to come to Duke to discuss trial's implicationsFerencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, will come to Duk
The Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Ferencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, will come to Duke Jan. 31 to discuss the trial’s impact on international jurisprudence and contemporary human atrocities. The discussion will feature Ferencz alongside his son Donald... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Former CHR chair files 3rd petition vs Mindanao martial law extensionMANILA, Philippines — Former Commission of Human Rights Chairperson Etta Rosale
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Former Commission of Human Rights Chairperson Etta Rosales on Friday asked the Supreme Court to declare President Rodrigo Duterte's yearlong extension of martial law in Mindanao unconstitutional. Rosales, who was tortured and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump targets Hezbollah ahead of key Iran sanctions deadlinesIran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanct
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Iran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanctions targeting Iran for ballistic missile, human rights and cyber violations. Those moves are intended to increase pressure without abrogating the nuclear accord that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump targets Hezbollah ahead of key Iran sanctions deadlinesIran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanct
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Iran that were suspended under the nuclear deal, he is also preparing new sanctions targeting Iran for ballistic missile, human rights, and cyber violations. Those moves are intended to increase pressure without abrogating the nuclear accord that... Read more
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SKY News
Iranian regime's 'halal' internet stifling protestof investment in an infrastructure project called the National Information Netw
SKY News / Posted 5 days ago
of investment in an infrastructure project called the National Information Network (NIN), they had separated domestic and international internet traffic. On the eve of 2018, the regime revealed its ability to restrict the people of Iran to... Read more
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Bury Times
Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assangean Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everyth
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
an Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everything is being done in accordance with the law. We regret the distortion of the facts, we are working to protect the country and the interests of Ecuador,” adding that... Read more
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Gazette
Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assangean Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everyth
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
an Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everything is being done in accordance with the law. We regret the distortion of the facts, we are working to protect the country and the interests of Ecuador,” adding that... Read more
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guardian-series
Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assangean Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everyth
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
an Ecuadorian football shirt on Wednesday. The foreign minister said: “Everything is being done in accordance with the law. We regret the distortion of the facts, we are working to protect the country and the interests of Ecuador,” adding that... Read more
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